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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 7:01  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:24
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Altitude: -24.8°   Azimuth: 310.2°   Direction: North-West

HR5037 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Virgo.

HR5037 visual magnitude is 5.69. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5037 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR5037 is -0.061 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.053 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5037 star
DSS2 image of HR5037. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5037 during the next 10000 years (-10.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5037


HR5037 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -24.8°
Azimuth: 310.2°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5037

HR5037 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5037 are provided in the following table:

13h 21m 41s
+02° 05’ 13”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5037 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5037 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5037.

Visibility of HR5037 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR5037 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 87.9°
Max altitude: 40.6°
Azimuth: 272.1°

Distance of HR5037 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5037 is distant 212.79 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

65.27 pc
212.79 ly
-7 km/s
-0.061 arcsec/year
-0.053 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5037

HR5037 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5037 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5037. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5037